Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Finance, Personal
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, thanking him for the money he sent home. He should continue to send money when he can so she can pay off the mortgage. She also writes about family, the weather and the garden.
Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Destruction and pillage; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Economic aspects
A letter from Josephus Drummond of the 9th Virginia Infantry, requesting that Milroy send them back to their families for the winter. They fear for the health and well-being of their families in Roane County.
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Shenandoah Valley Campaign, 1862; Alleghany Summit, Battle of, W. Va., 1861; United States. Army--Military life
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, describing the wet conditions of Western Virginia. He talks about the possibility of the 9th leaving for Kentucky, and of the slim possibility that McClellan will let him go with the 9th. He also talks of Rebel...
Letters; Milroy family--Correspondence; Jasper (Horse); African American domestics--Indiana; Domestics--Indiana
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, filling him in on the activities of family and neighbors. She apologizes for not writing more often. Mary has hired a girl to help her around the house. Jasper is healing.
A letter from Milroy's wife, Mary, stating that she received Milroy's letter and a picture of him. Ella thought the picture a poor substitute. Colfax spoke in Rensselaer. Mary may go to Delphi soon and stop in Lafayette on her way for a visit to...
A letter to Milroy's wife, Mary, discussing various family and friends. Milroy writes of wanting to come home for a visit but feels duty bound to stay in Virginia. He also tells of getting people to take the oath of allegiance.